My favorite beer festival of the year is this weekend. Little Rocktoberfest is back at Dickey-Stephens Park in North Little Rock Saturday from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. This is the biggest Little Rocktoberfest yet, with most Arkansas breweries represented and plenty of craft beer to choose from. But the …




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Less than four months after announcing it would be moving, Buffalo Brewing Company is ready to open up its new location. Saturday will be the official opening day for the new Heights taproom, completing the move from its former home at The Water Buffalo. It’s the first brewery to set …




Former Arkansas Heart Hospital chef Coby Smith has landed a new job in another health care facility. Smith has signed on to become the head chef at The Hope Bistro, a new restaurant at the CARTI Cancer Center on John Barrow Road. The Hope Bistro replaces Bray Gourmet at CARTI …




Hillcrest’s restaurant landscape will change in a big way over the next few months, starting this week with the closing of District Fare. The sandwich shop and charcuterie is closing Saturday in coordination with the ongoing construction of Hill Station, the new restaurant just down the street across from El …




One of Central Arkansas’ best recurring IPAs is back this week at Rebel Kettle Brewing Company. In honor of National IPA Day, the brewery is releasing Headbanger’s Ball Double IPA for its 4:30 Thursday event. This year’s version has some changes, including a higher ABV at 9% and a less …




Many people think of dessert as an afterthought. However, I have a different philosophy, “There’s always room for dessert when it’s first!” Of course, this principle can be attributed to my profession as Owner and Chocolatier of Cocoa Belle Chocolates, but also in part from a tradition my husband and …




This week’s big event is at Stone’s Throw Brewing near MacArthur Park, where the brewery will throw its 6th Annual Block on Rock Birthday Bash. Every year Stone’s Throw holds one of the best parties around, shutting down two blocks of Rock St. and bringing out plenty of food trucks …




I’m not sure when was the last time that anybody cared whether the food at Pizza D’s, the longtime Stifft Station dive bar of choice, was any good. If you were going to Pizza D’s, it almost certainly wasn’t because of the food, and you probably had another reason to …




There’s not much that everybody can agree on anymore. Ice cream, however, is pretty much a good thing in almost everyone’s book. This Sunday is National Ice Cream Day, and, in what’s become an annual tradition, Loblolly Creamery will be blowing it out for folks in Central Arkansas. The SoMa …




Two months ago we were able to confirm that Trader Joes is finally coming to Little Rock. This is something that the other media outlets in the state confirmed yesterday. Today we had a chance to look over the plans for the location officially addressed at 11500 Financial Center Parkway …




In 2014, a little over a year after we started Rock City Eats, we had the bright idea to do a roundup of the best vegetarian dishes in Little Rock. We started with the idea of doing vegan but found too few dishes to make a solid list. That “vegetarian-friendly” …




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